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44-72777 N151D "Sparky"
44-72777     N151D
Brant Sehgetti
Vacaville CA
P-51 Survivor 44-72777 N151D
Flying
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Serial #:

Registry:
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P-51D-25NA

44-72777

N151D
  N8064V

History / Previous Identities:


1944: rep.- USAAF 15AF 52FG 5FS

1959: Aug 28, Trans Florida Aviation, Sarasota FL
1967: Indonesia as F-344
1978: recovered, Stephen Johnson / Vanpac Carriers, Oakland CA
1981: Jul 16, N8064V, Al Letcher, Mojave CA, restored
1981: Apr 22, first flight, "Singapore Sally"
1984: Apr 14, N151D, Steve Seghetti, Vacaville CA, began full restoration
1987: Apr 23, first flight, restoration complete
1989: Apr 25, broken gear landing at Travis AFB CA - gear would not lock in down position.
1994: rebuilt after landing accident, Vacaville CA, "Sparky", race #44
1995: temporary paint as a "Red Tail" for Tuskegee Airmen movie by HBO
1997: Brant's first year as Unlimited Pilot of "Sparky" Race #44

Race #44, a Reno regular, flown by Brant Seghetti

2004: New Reno Sponsor: Jelly Belly
2005: Bronze racer, nice group of people, come by and say hi.
2007: Sept, I was able to catch a few legs to the GML in the back of Sparky with Brant flying. I had a ton of fun and want to thank Brant for putting up with me shifting from to side to side taking photos of the other P-51s in the flight.
2008: New P-51 civi-paint stripes along with the jelly beans
2008: Sep, Steven Hinton Jr qualifies and races Sparky this year. Brant also qualified in Sparky.

97 Images of   44-72777   N151D   "Sparky" on file
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  Image Credits:

  Bernie White    
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
  Steve Sehgetti    
  Tim Rollison    

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